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Way Back Wednesday ~ Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden – Edith Pattou

See larger image Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden Looking for a lovely book to give to a beloved teacher at the end of the year?  Mrs. Spitzer’s garden is a winner!  This post was originally published on 01/11/10.

Beautiful pictures coupled with simple text provide a powerful message. Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden highlights the impact and influence […]

Hello Stars (Faithgirlz/Lena in the Spotlight) – Alena Pitts and Wynter Pitts

See larger image Hello Stars (Faithgirlz / Lena in the Spotlight) Our daughter always enjoys the Faithgirlz books! They are a quick, easy, fun read.  As a parent I love that these books do not include any content of concern, and they encourage behavior that displays kindness to others.

While this complimentary book […]

Word of Mouse – James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein

See larger image Word of Mouse Word of Mouse is a terrific book which features Isaiah the Mouse.  Although Isaiah is scared about just about everything after being raised in a laboratory, he is very smart and has a will to succeed.  Through a very special friendship with a girl he meets after escaping […]

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart – Glenys Nellist

See larger image Love Letters from God; Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart features eighteen Bible stories – Nine from the Old Testament and nine from the New Testament that share the contributions of female Bible characters.  Each two page spread is beautifully illustrated […]

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog – Adam Gidwitz

See larger image The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog Once our daughter started reading this book, she couldn’t put it down.  The Inquisitor’s Tale is a fantasy story set in France during the Middle Ages.  Each chapter is a different tale told by a different story teller at […]

So Few of Me – Peter H. Reynolds

See larger image So Few of Me An old favorite has come back today for Way Back Wednesday!  This review was originally posted on August 24, 2009.

Have you ever wished that there could magically be another you in order to have two to tackle your to do list?!  Leo is a really busy […]

Pax – Sara Pennypacker

See larger image Pax I had seen this book on a number of “best books of the year” lists and decided to pick it up at the library for our daughter.  I am so glad I did!  Pax is a wilderness adventure story and so much more.  Told from alternating points of view, seven […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Our Favorite Easter Book

See larger image The Flowering Cross Reading this book has become a special Easter tradition for our family.

The Flowering Cross was a very quick favorite for our daughter. It is a touching Easter story which focuses on the transformational power of God’s love.

Katie is a six year old little girl who truly […]

Sea Otter Rescue – Suzi Eszterhas

See larger image Sea Otter Rescue (Wildlife Rescue) If you like sea otters, you will love this book.  Sea Otters are an endangered species, and this book explains rescue efforts.  It features lots of extremely cute picture of sea otters as well.  It is a great informational resource. New From: $8.56 USD In Stock

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille – Jen Bryant

See larger image Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille is a terrific non-fiction picture book.  It shares the life story of Louis Braille, who was blind and was so desperate to be able to read, that he created his very own alphabet. This book is inspiring and uplifting.

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